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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a `do...while` loop

Kimberly Dolcin
Kimberly Dolcin
4,369 Points

what is wrong with my do while loop?

I already know that the asnwer is to change the `while secret !== into while secret=== but whyyyy??

script.js
var secret;
do { prompt("What is the secret password?");}
while secret !== "sesame") {
  document.write ("You know the secret password. Welcome.");}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

A couple issues here.

  1. You need to place the variable secret as show below. Having the variable behind the prompt will capture the input.
  2. You're missing a parentheses after while.
var secret;
do {
 secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
}
while (secret !== "sesame") {
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
}